EMCDDA webinar: COVID-19 induced recession and drug-related problems


The EMCDDA is offering a series of webinars around the theme of COVID-19. The purpose of the webinars is to help those working in the drugs field understand how drug users, and those supporting them, are coping with the pandemic and to share knowledge and experience. The webinars will give a voice to key professionals working in the drugs field and will allow for a panel discussion on emerging challenges. The sessions, chaired by EMCDDA staff members, are open to EMCDDA employees, the Reitox network and professionals working in the domain.

A conversation with:

  • Paul De Grauwe - John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy, European Institute, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
  • James Windle - Lecturer & Director of BA Criminology, Department of Sociology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
  • Bruno Casal Rodriguez - Professor of Applied Economics, University of A Coruña, UDC · Department of Applied Economics I, Coruña, Spain

Chairperson: Claudia Costa Storti, EMCDDA;

Opening remarks: Jane Mounteney, EMCDDA

Date and time: 16 December 12.00-13.30 (WET/Lisbon) 13.00-14.30 (CET/Brussels)

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